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Tanto:Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao Saku Tensho ? Nen 8 Gatsu Hi(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)

Ordering number:AS24211

Tanto in Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)

Signature: Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao Saku
Tensho ? Nen 8 Gatsu Hi
備州三原住正直作
天正◻︎年八月日

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku and Regular Saku.
This tanto is ranked as Jyo Saku for the works of Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao.
Polished.
Habaki: Silver foiled single Habaki.
Blade Length: 27.9 cm (10.98 in)
Curvature: 0.5 cm (0.20 in)
Mekugi Hole: 3 (2 filled)
Width at Base: 2.51 cm (0.99 in)
Thickness: 0.51 cm (0.20 in)
Sword Weight: 150 g (0.33 lbs)
Era: Muromachi Period
Shape: Saki-zori with bo-hi on both sides.
Jigane: Ko-itame hada well-forged with visible utsuri and some rough areas.
Hamon: Nioi-deki with some deep nioiguchi, boshi small round with kaeri and haki-kake.
The edge part is perfect and fits tightly.

Features: Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao was an active swordsmith in Bizen during the Eiroku period of the Muromachi era.

Koshirae:
Fuchikashira: Decorated with the same pattern on red copper.
Saya: Unusual lacquered saya with a gourd design.
Menuki: High relief carving of a fish and flute design in red copper with gold inlay.
Kozuka: High relief carving of a dragon in iron with gold inlay.
Kogatana: Signed by Tashiro Ichikanemoto.

Aoi Art’s Comment: The koshirae is well-crafted, and the tanto is an excellent piece.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata
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Price:250,000 JPY-.

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